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Like father, like daughter: St. John woman following dad's path in medicine

Like father, like daughter: St. John woman following dad's path in medicine

ST. JOHN | In the Vuckovic family, becoming a lifeguard is almost a rite of passage.

June 15, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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male doctor with heart

male doctor with heart

bright picture of male doctor with heart

January 17, 2014 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Paramedics' role in health care could change

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Paramedics' role in health care could change

As we begin 2014, we will all experience changes in our health care due to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. All areas of health care will strive for an increased focus on preventative care as well as outcome based medicine. EMS and pre-hospital care will be experiencing some dr…

January 05, 2014 12:00 am

Three from region honored by state's American Legion

INDIANAPOLIS | A Hammond Boy Scout, Cedar Lake school principal and a state representative from Portage were honored this month by the Indiana Department of the American Legion.

July 20, 2013 6:30 pm
Congressman Visclosky salutes Franciscan St. Anthony paramedics who assisted in Superstorm Sandy efforts

Congressman Visclosky salutes Franciscan St. Anthony paramedics who assisted in Superstorm Sandy efforts

U.S. Rep. Peter Visclosky, D-Merrillville, congratulated, presented letters of commendation and spent about 45 minutes hearing the experiences of Franciscan St. Anthony Health-Crown Point-affiliated paramedics, who volunteered to travel to New Jersey to assist in Superstorm Sandy relief operations.

March 08, 2013 2:45 pm Photos

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Vets might get fast track to emergency medicine license

INDIANAPOLIS | Military veterans with training and experience in emergency medicine would be immediately eligible for an Indiana emergency medical service provider license under legislation separately approved Monday by the Senate and House.

February 11, 2013 5:15 pm Related

Hammond Fire Department deserves constant support

I recently needed paramedic help when I collapsed in my second floor bedroom. The Hammond Fire Department ambulance crew responded quickly, with impressive speed and efficiency, while moving my body carefully down two flights of stairs and out to an ambulance escorted by other emergency vehicles.

September 30, 2012 12:00 am

E.C. man charged with public intoxication, found lying naked

MERRILLVILLE | A Merrillville woman discovered a naked man lying in her backyard Tuesday morning, police said.

July 11, 2012 7:30 pm

Fire department requesting increase in ambulance fees

PORTAGE | Fire Department officials want to increase ambulance fees for residents and nonresidents.

May 03, 2012 7:45 pm

Portage fire department seeking applicants

PORTAGE | The City of Portage Fire Department is seeking applicants for firefighters.

April 01, 2012 6:30 pm

Portage considering new fire department fees

PORTAGE | The city will consider some new fees for services provided by the fire department and increasing others.

March 22, 2012 8:15 pm
Paramedic turned doctor is back home in emergency medicine

Paramedic turned doctor is back home in emergency medicine

VALPARAISO | David Cummins has gone full circle.

March 17, 2012 6:15 pm

Lake Station woman accused of drug possession, resisting

HOBART| A police officer was injured when a Lake Station woman bit his hand during a drug-related arrest, police said.

October 12, 2011 12:00 am
Hobart paramedic named tops in Indiana can't vie for national honor

Hobart paramedic named tops in Indiana can't vie for national honor

HOBART | The state title that Hobart paramedic Pvt. Ronald Reed Jr. achieved will remain a Hoosier-only honor, American Legion officials said.

July 31, 2011 8:10 pm

Officer delivers baby in front of Michigan City Police Dept.

MICHIGAN CITY | The ambulance wasn't fast enough Saturday when a police captain helped to deliver a baby in front of the police department Saturday, officials said.

July 23, 2011 7:30 pm

Hobart names best paramedic, firefighter of year

HOBART| The city's firefighter and paramedic of the year were recently honored for their contributions to the Hobart Fire Department.

July 15, 2011 12:00 am
Valpo firefighter picked as national calendar model

Valpo firefighter picked as national calendar model

VALPARAISO | Ever since she heard a fire prevention talk in fourth grade, Stephanie Hart has wanted to be a firefighter/paramedic. It took longer to decide to be a calendar model.

June 20, 2011 12:00 am Related
Bone up on pet first aid

Bone up on pet first aid

When Roxy overeats, she goes whole hog.

June 11, 2011 12:00 am

Spaghetti dinner fundraiser set to help firefighter with cancer

SOUTH HAVEN | A spaghetti dinner fundraiser has been scheduled Saturday to benefit a longtime local firefighter.

April 25, 2011 12:00 am

Portage welcomes firefighter applicants

April 16, 2011 12:00 am
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